Speech and Language Therapist

Speech and language therapists (SLTs) are allied health professionals, who work closely with parents, carers and other professionals, such as teachers, nurses, occupational therapists and doctors.


Speech and language therapists work with children and adolescents who suffer from:


  • feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • mild, moderate or severe learning difficulties
  • physical disabilities
  • language delay
  • specific language impairment
  • specific difficulties in producing sounds
  • hearing impairment
  • cleft palate
  • stammering
  • autism/social interaction difficulties
  • dyslexia
  • voice disorders
  • selective mutism



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